cleanliness and physical characteristics of restrooms, including interior construction, adequate supplies/odor free, adequate number of facilities, exterior appearance and location in relation to park spaces, and interior appearance.
the park's setting and site layout, function and identification of signage, overall exterior building maintenance, noise, trash disposal, litter and debris around the grounds and sites, and appearance of grounds, sites and entrance area.
A bit away from Gatlinburg. I was given wrong directions based on my direction of travel. Site was not level and approach difficult. WiFi inop at my distance from signal. Hot tub inop. Some road noise during the day that goes away at night.
This campground is a wonderful gem. I am so glad I found it. The staff were extremely helpful when I had an issue with my new 5th Wheel, they offered their assistance and we were able to fix the problem. The pull-through sites are paved, and well maintained. We had to leave one day earlier than scheduled, but we will definitely be back. On the site now making reservations for Columbus Day weekend.
We made our third trip here last week with our grand daughter. We absolutely LOVE Smoky Bear Campground. The staff is excellent, the grounds and facilities immaculate and best of all it is out of town, quiet and peaceful. After a long day in bustling Gatlinburg it is an oasis of relaxation.
Although we are not hikers, we have seen many others getting advise from the staff on where to go in the Smokys Nat'l Park. They are really knowledgeable about the area and the best places to go and see.
We highly recommend Smoky Bear Campground to anyone visiting the area.
I found the park to be excellent. Blacktop roads, concrete pads, easy in and out access, very clean, owners are very friendly. The only negative is that is a little far away from all the Gatlinburg / Pigeon Forge activities. Still one of the nicest parks I have ever been in.
The wife and I had a very good experience with this campground. It is very organized and clean. The owners are very nice and if you need something they will try to provide it.
If you are going to the Smoky Mountain's National park this is the place to stay.
Hope to go back in the next couple years.
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The three-number rating that accompanies each campground listing in the directory gives readers an at-a-glance assessment of a campground's amenities, cleanliness and environment.
How to read the Good Sam Rating 10/10 /10. All three ratings categories are measured on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the best.Less than 1 percent of parks or campgrounds receive the coveted 10 / 10 / 10 rating, which indicates superior facilities that are well maintained, clean, well-appointed restrooms and a highly appealing appearance.Campgrounds are inspected annually by dedicated RVers like you.
Completeness of facilities
10 / 10 / 10 The first campground rating evaluates completeness and quality of facilities.In this category we rate interior roads, sites, registration area, hookups, recreation, swimming, security, laundry, store and building maintenance.
Cleanliness and physical characteristics of restrooms and showers
10 / 10 / 10 The second rating category concerns the cleanliness and physical characteristics of toilets, walls, showers, sinks/counters/mirrors and floor. If a park achieves a full point in each of the above, it receives a star (), indicating exceptionally clean restrooms.
Also rated are physical characteristics of restrooms, including interior construction, adequate supplies/odor free, adequate number of facilities, exterior appearance and location in relation to park spaces, and interior appearance.
Visual Appeal and Environmental Quality
10 / 10 / 10
This category addresses the park's setting and site layout, function and identification of signage, overall exterior building maintenance, noise, trash disposal, litter and debris around the grounds and sites, and appearance of grounds, sites and entrance area.